The Sacral Chakra is associated with Self Respect.
When it is in balance we are fully able to express
and feel our emotions, we feel happy and confident with who we are.
An imbalance will first resonate as a tingle, ache
or sensitivity in the sacral region. (Lower abdomen).
Aches and Pains
Even small tingles and aches can be a sign that
something needs to be addressed. As soon as the emotional issue has been
resolved, the ache WILL clear up or simply completely vanish.
Can manifest quickly as sharp pain, ache, tingle
or general sensitivity in the lower abdomen and lower back ache.
Physical/ Medical issues
If the issue is left unattended to, may lead on to
more serious issues such as.
syndrome, problems with menstrual flow, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts,
irritable bowel syndrome, endometriosis, testicular disease, prostatic
disease, low back pain.
When in balance the sacral chakra offers us;
Self Respect, self esteem, confidence in our abilities, a sense of
Imbalances are caused by restriction, Withdrawn behaviour/wanting to withdraw, destructive
feelings, dependency, waiting, Low self esteem, low sex drive, difficulty communicating with
other people (particularly the opposite sex). Denial of pleasure (not just
sex), Martyr behaviour.
If you back ache is originating here, are you are
likely having issues which
involve give or take'
If you an imbalance in your sacral chakra. Look at the following questions honestly to help seek balance.
is useful to answer all the questions initially with YES / NO / MAYBE and
then go back and work through all the YES answers and the MAYBE answers.
Those you answer YES to; you can try to find a way
to resolve the issue. When the issue is resolved, your ache or illness
Do you give yourself the freedom to be yourself?
Are you tied to someone else's
Are you feeling withdrawn?
Are you dependent on someone else?
Are you feeling despondent?
Are you waiting on a response from someone else?
Are you feeling obliged to do something for someone
else, but you're having a hard time actually doing it?
Are you feeling obliged?
Are you holding back?
Are you relying on someone for something and afraid you may not get it?
Individual rebalancing will depend entirely on the
specific issue. But it is especially good to write things down.
Please note that an imbalance is not only caused by a weakened chakra.
The aim is to have all chakras in complete balance with each other. If six
are weak and one is strong it could mean you are OVER confident, OVER
trusting, OVER creative etc.. thus re-balancing must either involve
increasing the size of all the other chakras or reducing the influence of
the strong chakra.
The following articles may be useful reading in
accordance with sacral chakra issues
Orange is the colour associated to the Sacral Chakra. Thus can be used
to help promote courage.
Crystals which can be used in association with the Sacral Chakra are ;
Carnelian, Amber, Orange Calcite.
Oils which can be used, associated with the sacral chakra and thus to
assist the 'I can' Attitude, are; Clary Sage, Jasmine, Rose, Ylang Ylang
Honey, Almonds, Cinnamon, Strawberries, Melon and Coconut can help you
to cleanse, clear and open up your sacral chakra.